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Charles Jaeger

Charles Jaeger
37 YOA
914 Second Ave. SE
Dyersville, IA (Dubuque County)
Case # 84-04212
August 29, 1984

On Aug. 29, 1984, Charles “Chuck” Jaeger reportedly was found in his bed in a pool of his own blood, a bullet lodged in his brain. He had been shot in the back of the head with a rifle or a handgun. He was transported from his Dyersville, Iowa home to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, where he was pronounced dead. He was 37. The gun used was never found, and no one has ever been charged. The case remains open in name only.


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